Founded in Budapest in 2001 as a non-commercial gallery to increase the popularity of comics and caricature. Over time, the kArton Gallery has expanded its spectrum of contemporary art and photography. It introduces works by established and unknown artists alike. The exhibitions change monthly and present both Hungarian and international artists. The gallery is much more than just an exhibition space. The Képregény Kedvelok Klubja (Comics Fan Club) holds its meetings here. Special programs are tailored to children. The Caricature Academy o ers a seminar series in the gallery space for 2012–2013.